Colca Canyon 2days including visit to Chocolaqa ¨stone forest¨

Colca Canyon is one most visited place so if you are in Arequipa don’t miss it.
Take advantage to know CHOCOLAQA stone forest that is a quiet and nature area.
Less touristic it is now as new alternative.
With this tour you will see how was forming the canyon.
Feel nearest of locals.

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2 days


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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Overnigh hotel standart *** Doubles or twins rooms
    • Transportation bus or van (pick-ups, drop-off, transfers)
    • Live Tour guide
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fee ticket Colca National Park direct pay USD21pp (mandatory)
    • Entrance fee hot spring USD 5 pp (optional)
    • Meals and snacks (lunch-dinner optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Mirador Cruz del Condor
    • Entry/Admission - Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve

  • Day 1: Arequipa Colca Canyon Chivay

    Stop At: Arequipa, Arequipa, Arequipa Region
    02:30 Pick up from your hotel in Arequipa
    We will travel from Arequipa for 3 hours to Chivay village; The capital of the Colca Canyon in a northwesterly direction behind Misti and Chachani covered in snow.
    We will arrive at the town of Yanque there we will have breakfast.
    Then we continue driving for 1 hour and a half to the most visited point "La Cruz del Condor" cross of condor viewpoint we can see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condors.
    The area features beautiful typical towns, such as Yanque and Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical sewing dresses, hundreds of pre-Inca terraces that are still used with Andean crops such as corn, quinoa, kiwicha, among others. In addition, we will visit the thermal water pools that the entrance fee is additional for which we have 45 free minutes.
    Then we will visit the city of Chivay for lunch.
    Later we will leave you at the hotel and you will have free afternoon for acclimatization.
    Overnight in Chivay.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Yanque, Yanque, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region
    We will have a litle stop at this quiet village to have breakfast
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mirador Cruz del Condor, Cabanaconde Peru
    "La Cruz del condor" cross of condor viewpoint we can see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor.
    Entrance fee USD 21 p/p *Mandatory
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: mirador antahuilque, -15.621497, -71.828881, 04124, Peru
    Little stop
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Maca, Maca, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region
    Little stop
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Chivay, Chivay, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region
    Then we will visit the city of Chivay for lunch. After lunch, we will leave you at the hotel in this town of Chivay and you will have the free afternoon for acclimatization.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at standart hotel *** Twin or double room

    Day 2: Chivay to Chocolaqa stone forest 4500 m.a.s.l. - Arequipa

    Stop At: Plaza de Armas de Chivay, Chivay Peru
    Very early breakfast
    05:00 Depart to more adventures to continuing discovering in this second day
    Depart from Chivay for 3 hours on the Chivay-Tuti-Sibayo-Callalli-Tisco route.
    The route is along a track and trail road with a panoramic view of the Andes.
    Lagoons, mountains, herds of alpacas.
    We arrive at the place called CHOCOLAQA, an impressive geological formation based on volcanic smell.
    To appreciate the different capricious formations we start a 2-3 hour walk, capturing unique views of the place.

    Later we return to the Arequipa city with some stops at the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve.
    19:00 End of the tour in the historic city center or at the your hotel.

    Duration: 12 hours

    Pass By: Tuti, Tuti, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region

    Pass By: Sibayo, Sibayo, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region

    Pass By: Carretera de Callalli, Distrito de Callalli 04180, Peru

    Pass By: Tisco, 04185, Peru
    Distrit of Tisco

    Stop At: Choqolaqa bosque de piedras, Caylloma Province, 04185, Peru
    Getting here is our goal on this second day, we will have to hike for approximately 2 to 3 hours.
    For this we must have our energies well charged.
    The views are magnificen are unmissable.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve, Avenida Arequipa, Arequipa 04001 Peru
    Later; Return to the city of Arequipa with some stops at the Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Historical Centre of Arequipa, Arequipa, Peru
    19:00 approximately Back in Arequipa
    Duration: 5 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will message you the pick up details in advance.Airports
    • Rodriguez Ballon Airport, Arequipa Peru
    Departure Time :
    2:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Arequipa Tour

Activity ID: V-29430P24

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